The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 50 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.21% 3.22% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 3.36% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 16
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £32,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 506 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.48% 95.83% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 579 406 322
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
South Wales

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) C#
3 19 (54.29%) HTML
3 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
3 19 (54.29%) CSS
4 16 (45.71%) .NET
5 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (40.00%) jQuery
6 13 (37.14%) Degree
7 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
9 10 (28.57%) Web Services
9 10 (28.57%) C++
9 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 9 (25.71%) Java
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle
11 8 (22.86%) MVC
12 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
12 7 (20.00%) PHP
12 7 (20.00%) VB
12 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
13 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
13 6 (17.14%) Java EE
13 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (17.14%) J2EE
13 6 (17.14%) XML
13 6 (17.14%) SOAP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Xcode
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) HTML
1 19 (54.29%) CSS
2 16 (45.71%) .NET
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (40.00%) jQuery
4 10 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (17.14%) Java EE
5 6 (17.14%) J2EE
5 6 (17.14%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) SOAP
6 5 (14.29%) Symfony
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (11.43%) WPF
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.43%) JSON
7 4 (11.43%) COM
8 3 (8.57%) EDI
8 3 (8.57%) XHTML
8 3 (8.57%) Ajax
8 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Social Network
3 4 (11.43%) GIS
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.71%) iPhone
6 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) SEO
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) Content Management
5 3 (8.57%) Web Design
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Android Development
6 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) UML
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) B2B
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) C#
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) C++
5 9 (25.71%) Java
6 7 (20.00%) PHP
6 7 (20.00%) VB
7 5 (14.29%) Python
7 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.71%) VC++
8 2 (5.71%) C
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.86%) XAML
9 1 (2.86%) Erlang
9 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Google
3 5 (14.29%) Facebook
3 5 (14.29%) Twitter
4 1 (2.86%) Coverity
4 1 (2.86%) Wind River
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
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